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Project Manager

location Dubai, United Arab Emirates

experience 7

We are looking for an experienced Project Manager with a solid background in project management, quality management and risk management procedures with a good understanding of the design delivery workflow. The tasks and responsibilities will vary depending on the specific deployment required for the size and complexity of the project and will range from dedicated project management to PM support for Design Teams.

Our ideal candidate should:

  •  Have a background in Landscape design or Architectural design.
  •  Be able to plan, manage, coordinate tasks, resources, provide project management on specific projects as well as guidance and support to team and project leaders required for effective project delivery on time, within budget and to the required         quality standards.
  •  Provide project management support and guidance on multiple projects with efficiency, effectiveness and good time management
  •  Assist Design Teams with PM tasks, procedures and associated documentation including progress reports and schedules for Task Resourcing, RFIs, Client Comment Responses, Change Requests, Risk Register.
  •  Assist the Design Teams with the programming of projects using MS Project and support the maintenance of a high-level project portfolio master programme.
  •  Monitor Design Team’s compliance with PM procedures.
  •  Monitor and assist with the Design Team’s compliance with QAQC and documentation procedures in accordance with Cracknell’s ISO9001-2015 compliant QMS.
  • Assist with change requests, maintaining change registers, and coordinating between Design Teams and Commercial Team to facilitate and manage change request submissions to clients.
  • Monitor and report to PM Director and relevant Departments on projects at risk in relation to time, cost and quality management.
  •  Support the Team with effective risk management practice, coordinating between the Design Teams and Commercial Team for risk reporting, risk mitigation and recovery planning, and assisting the Teams with maintaining risk registers and timely risk reporting to clients.
  •  Facilitate the project-specific procurement of sub-consultants and coordinate and manage their performance and deliverables for selected projects.
  • Have good verbal and written communication skills and be able to confidently interact with client-side representatives for reporting and resolving project management and contractual matters.

Additional Information

Professional Qualification / Chartership

Degree or equivalent qualification in Design and/or Project Management or related field.

PMP certification is an advantage.

Software Capabilities

Advanced experience and capability in project management software and tools including MS Excel & Word and MS Project, Primavera (an advantage) and a working understanding of design software and tools such as AutoCAD, Revit and Adobe Photoshop and In-Design.

Years of Experience

Minimum of 7+ years of relevant work experience.

Experience working as a Project Manager in Landscape/Architectural Design Practice is an added advantage.


High proficiency in spoken and written English.

Job Type


Our requirement is immediate, so qualifying candidates are requested to apply on priority with an updated CV to If shortlisted, we will contact you regarding next steps.

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